Howell Township in Monmouth County, NJ, is located just a few short miles from the Jersey Shore communities of Manasquan and Point Pleasant.  It is a desirable, semi-rural community that enjoys the benefits of living near the beach as well as being within commuting distance to Philadelphia and New York City.  

As of the 2010 census there were 51,075 people, 17,260 households, and 13,618 families residing in Howell Township's approximately 60 square mile area.  

The Manasquan Reservoir in Howell Township, one of it's most precious resources, offers nature and sports related activities such as fishing, bird watching, jogging, biking, dog walking, and a nature exhibit for viewing local wildlife.  

Although Howell is connected by many major highways and public transporation opportunities, it is also possible to get around by bicycle. Cycleways, including the Edgar Felix Bikeway, connect to Manasquan and the beach, as well as other points of interest.

The Howell Township Public Schools serve students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Students in public school for grades 9-12 attend either Howell High School, Freehold Township High School or Colts Neck High School as part of the Freehold Regional High School District.

Howell's schools consistently rank well above state averages, and are one of the primary reasons Howell continues to be a very desirable place to live and raise a family.  The township is also known for its great sports and recreation programs and its scenic farm lands.


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